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Want to connect a Win 8 pc to a Hotspot

  1. #1


    Posts : 68
    Windows 8 64bit

    Want to connect a Win 8 pc to a Hotspot


    I have a Hotspot that I use on my tablet or iPad when on the road. Curious if I can connect to my desktop pc when I have and outage on my cable internet. I would assume a wireless dongle would be needed and disconnect the pc from the local router. Does that sound workable?

    Thanks

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  2. #2


    Posts : 467
    Windows 8 Pro


    If it's a wifi hotspot then just adding a wireless dongle would work , you would just need to connect to the wifi network and you will have internet access , as soon as your cable comes back , disconnect from the wifi source and the cable internet would then take over again.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 68
    Windows 8 64bit


    Thanks.....I thought maybe that would work but just wanted some expert advice!!! Thanks again.
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